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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag strikes near Anchor Point in Alaska

Earthquake location 59.6225S, -152.7861WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 56 kilometers (35 miles) from Anchor Point in Alaska. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/12/19 / 2019-12-01 12:27:51 / December 1, 2019 @ 12:27 pm. The temblor was detected at 03:27:51 / 3:27 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak019fe8ccze. Ids that are associated to the event: ak019fe8ccze. Exact location of event, depth 90.6 km, -152.7861° West, 59.6225° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 90.6 km (56 miles).

Epicenter of the event was 70 km (43 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Homer (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 56 km WSW of Anchor Point, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -152.7861° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 59.6225° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 90.6 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 56km WSW of Anchor Point, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-12-01 12:27:51 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-12-01 12:30:18 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -540 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status automatic Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 259 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network ak The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,ak, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.56 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID ak019fe8ccze Id of event.
Event Code 019fe8ccze An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak019fe8ccze, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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